The Twitch App is finally available to download for the PlayStation Vita in the UK and Europe, allowing people to watch live streams and recorded content on the handheld console. The app is compatible with both the PS Vita and PlayStation TV, and is 16.7 MB in size. Naturally, gamers won’t be able to stream their gameplay from the PS Vita to twitch using the app, as the PS Vita doesn’t support live streaming like the PS4.
The PS Vita’s firmware has been updated to version 2.10, adding many improvements and new features to the system. The firmware update adds HTML5 video compatibility to the Browser, and allows your home screen icons to be grouped into Folders, supporting up to 10 apps per folder. Improvements to other apps have also been made, including Email, Group Messaging and the Content Manager.
As you may have read this morning, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has announced that it will be acquiring cloud-streaming company Gaikai. The acquisition means that Sony will use Gaikai’s technology to bring streaming to the PS Vita in addition to their other devices.
As you may have heard during today’s Sony Electronics press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, PlayStation and Netflix are teaming up again to bring tens of thousands of hours of movies and TV episodes from Netflix to the PS Vita for US customers.